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4-Day Mexico Pacific Coast Cruise Starting at $189

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

sper-sa-fie-okThe experts in the travel industry revealed that the best time to book a cruise and to travel is during November and at the beginning of December because you can take advantage of top-notch amenities at rock-bottom prices. Indeed, we’ve tracked down an amazing cruise deal valid for the aforementioned period that was recently put forward by Cruises.com.

More exactly, the deal features a 4-day Mexico Pacific Coast cruise with San Diego roundtrip that is scheduled to stop in Santa Catalina and Ensenada’s ports of call. The price for an inside cabin is as low as $189 and if you decide to upgrade to an oceanview cabin you’ll have to pay around $229. Spoiling yourself to a suite won’t have sizable effect on your bank account since the price starts at $499. This offer applies for the period November, 30 (departing date) to December, 4 and does not include the additional taxes and fees. If we managed to pique your curiosity, visit Cruises.com’s Special Cruises Page and make an online reservation.

Car Rental Weekly Savings from Budget

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

budget-car-rentalThe crisp yet sunny days, the magnificent scenery created by the falling leaves, the affordable prices are just some of the autumn’s bounty that whets your appetite for travelling. Plus, this time around there are countless, budget-friendly possibilities for travelling as most of the tourists have just returned from their early-fall vacation and the agencies and airlines companies pump up continuously all sorts of deals and offers. And speaking of deals, Budget has recently posted a new weekly deal that will help you make some savings when you hit the road.

More exactly, through December, 31 take 25% off your weekly rate on economy through compact B class, intermediate C class, standard D class, full-size E class, premium G class, luxury H class and intermediate 5-passenger SUV F class, standard 5-passenger SUV W class, full size 5-passenger SUV Z class, minivan V class, 12-passenger van P class and convertible by using the code BCD U110900 at Us airport locations. However, in order to take advantage of this deal, a 5 –day to a maximum 28-day consecutive rental is required. Plus, it applies to roundtrip rentals exclusively and you’re supposed to return the car to the initial renting location. For further reference, visit Budget’s Specials Page.

Lufthansa Offers Discounted Fares on European Flights Starting at $458 R/T

Monday, September 28th, 2009

lufthansa-airlinesThe nuts and bolts of fall traveling? Less-crowded destinations, fine weather and discounted fares. Indeed, if you decide to set up a late-fall trip on the Old Continent alongside your family or your friends, you might end up saving some big bucks because travelling by plane has become cheaper due to the multiple sale rounds the airline companies launched in the past few weeks.

For example, Lufthansa has recently posted amazing prices for the flights featuring a European destination such as Innsbruck, Oslo and Turin. More precisely, a roundtrip ticket from Washington D.C to Zurich, Switzerland is worth $485 while for those of you that fly from New York City and land in the same Swiss City the ticket is slightly more expensive starting at $488. Now, a two-way flight from Philadelphia to Innsbruck, Austria will cost you around $672 whereas taking the plane from Atlanta to Oslo, the capital of Norway and back won’t empty your pockets, being around $594. If you want to get to Italy fly from San Francisco to Turin and you’ll pay a sale fare of $602 for a roundtrip journey. This offer is valid from October, 26 through March, 2010, but you’ll have to make a reservation for your ticket(s) at least one week in advance and by October, 7 11:59 PM ET. For further reference, visit Lufthansa’s Top Offers Page.

Disney Cruise Line Offers 3-Night Bahamas Cruise Starting at $399

Friday, September 25th, 2009

disney-cruise-lineThey say over-planning can turn into a vacation-killer especially when your time for relaxation and fun is limited. However, there are cases when planning well in advance can result into the best deals and can bring you the cheapest rates for top-notch facilities and services. Now, this is a great tip for saving money when it comes to cruising as well therefore, we’ve tracked down an amazing deal put forward by Expedia.

More exactly, it is a new Disney Line Cruise deal that features a 3-night Bahamas cruise with a Disney Wonder ship at a starting price of $399 corresponding to the departing date of February, 4, 2010. Best of all, kids under the age of 17 can sail for free in this magic ship that will be populated by Disney characters. However, in order to take advantage of this deal, you have to call 1-888-249-3978 and to use the promo code KFO. Now, if we managed to pique your curiosity, go directly to Expedia’s Cruises Page to get further information.

National Offers One-Way Rentals to Florida Starting at $30 per Day

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

car rentalDuring the fall foliage season, the northern and the central part of the Florida state are great destinations both for the weekend and the day trippers who want to enjoy a colorful encounter with the nature. Nevertheless, there are many other attractions in the Sunshine State like the Disney World, the Sea World, the golden beaches and vibrant cities. Now, if you are in for a getaway in Florida, we’ve tracked down an amazing car rental deal that will help you get there cheaper.

More precisely, National posted a new deal featuring one-way rentals to Florida with a price starting at $30 per day on Economy through Compact cars. Plus, when renting a National midsize car you will have to pay a rate as low as $32 per day. The Standard through Fullsize rentals are cost-effective options for the Florida visitors as well since the price starts at $33 per day. Still, in order to take advantage of this deal a minimum 5-day rental with a Saturday night keep is required. This deal is valid from September, 25 through January, 17, 2010, but you’ll have to book the car as late as October, 16. For further reference, go directly to National’s Specials to Go Page.

AirTran Discounted Fares Starting at $39 One-Way

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

airtran-okThe rainy weather might be an obstacle for a late-fall vacation, but the rock-bottom prices pumped up by the travel agencies and the airline companies make it easier and a lot more tempting. Now, if you’re willing to travel by plane all around the country in this period, be it for fun or for business purposes, you can pocket some big bucks by grabbing the new deal put forward by AirTran Airways.

More exactly, AirTran has put some top cities on the sales’ list with the fares starting at $39 for a one-way trip from Baltimore to Boston and an affordable price of $78 for a roundtrip. Moreover, for those of you travelling from Charlotte to Portland a roundtrip ticket is worth $118 while if you fly from New Orleans to Orlando you’ll have to pay no more than $136 for a two-way trip. Plus, a roundtrip journey from Detroit to New York City costs around $158.Best of all, Atlanta is among the destinations featured by this deal so the price for those of you who want to land here and depart from Los Angeles is around $268. However, there are some blackout dates and you won’t be able to travel with this deal only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays through January 27, 2010. Plus, you are required to make a reservation at least 10 days in advance. Still, don’t delay as the offer expires soon. For further reference, visit AirTran’s Specials Page.

San Diego 3-Night Vacation Package Starting at $417

Friday, September 18th, 2009

031876A copy1If this fall your window of opportunity for amusement and relaxation is a weekend rather than a week, you should consider exploring a big city close to your home and spend your free time sampling fine restaurants, shopping in glitzy boutiques and touring the most important landmarks. Plus, in this period you can shave some big bucks off your vacation package bill because travel agencies have pumped up multiple deals.

For example, Expedia has recently come up with a San Diego vacation package featuring a 3-night accommodation and airfare from Chicago at a profitable price starting at $417. The hotel, called The Dana is adjacent to San Diego’s Mission Bay and provides their guests with transportation to the nearby Sea World. However, if you don’t feel like leaving this cozy accommodation, you can spend the day out at the pool or at one of the spa tubs when the weather is unfavorable. When you’re energic, rent a bike and go for a ride with your better half on the 27-mile biking path. This deal applies from October, 29 through November, 1. For further information, go directly to Expedia’s Vacation Packages Page.

Regal Sun Resort-Official Walt Disney World Resort $59 Rate per Night

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

walt-disnez-hotel-dealOrlando will host some great themed-events this fall like the International Food and Wine Festival between September, 25 and October, 8 and the Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party held between September, 4 and November, 1. So what better opportunity for you to set up an easy escape and for your children to meet the Disney characters and to step into a fantasy world during a visit at the Disney Amusement Park? Plus, you won’t have to exhaust all your financial resources for this family trip because we’ve tracked down an amazing hotel deal.

More precisely, Expedia posted a new deal featuring a profitable rate of $59 for a night you spend at the Regal Sun Resort in Orlando. This resort is situated very close to the shops and restaurants dotting the Downtown Disney area and you can have dinner together with three Disney characters at the LakeView Restaurant. If this cannot put a smile on your children’s face, the video arcade or the pools will definitely do. This rate is valid through November, 15. For further reference, go directly to Expedia’s Hotels Page.

Norwegian Cruise Line 4-Day Bahamas Cruise Starting at $129

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

NLCAfter a short summer holiday, the promise of a fall that is packed with new destinations and multiple rounds of sales brings joy and adventures even for the savvier tourists who seek for budget-friendly ways to travel and have fun. But what if you had the chance to rejoice the facilities of a cruise while sticking to your budget? Here’s a value-packed cruise sale put forward by the Norwegian Cruise Line.

More exactly, NCL came up with an incredible 4-day Bahamas and Florida cruise with Miami roundtrip and featuring a price starting at $129 per person for an inside cabin and $159 for a cabin overlooking an ocean view. Booking a balcony won’t empty your pockets right away either as it is worth $329 per person. You’ll be travelling with the Norwegian Sky cruise ships following an itinerary which includes Miami, Grand Bahamas Island, Nassau and Great Stirrup Cay. However, this is a hit-or-miss deal available for September, 21. Aside from the rock-bottom prices, NLC launched additional promotions like a 50% off your deposit and up to 75$ on-board credit that you can pick up when making a reservation. For further details go directly to NLC’s Page.

Enterprise offers Car Weekend Deal Starting at $9.99 per Day

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

AttentionATTENTION: this Enterprise weekend deal has expired and/or sold out. To check current rates and availability, enter your pick-up and drop-off locations and dates and run a search in the box below. Keep in mind that the common user checks 4 sites at least to find the best prices.

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